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MEDICAL ASSISTANT II

Requisition # 021487

Merit Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM on the advertising end date.

Position Basics


Position Type:Technical/Craft
Job Type:Regular
Initial Advertising Ends on:Sunday, February 18th, 2018
Organization:Center for Disabilities & Development
Department:UHC Clinics
Building:Center for Disabilities and Development (CDD)

Salary


Monthly Salary:$2,796
Annual Salary:$33,554
Pay Grade:08

Work Schedule


Part/Full TimeFull Time Position
Hours:07:00 AM to 06:30 PM
Shift:1st
Details: Will be scheduled to work 40 hours a week between the hours of 7:00 AM - 6:30 PM, M-F.
Work Week:Regular
Days Off: Sun,Sat

Job Details


Background Check:Background checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates.
Special Qualifications(Skills):
Definitions
  • Medical Terminology
  • Public Contact/Customer Service
Desired Qualifications:Prefer experience working with pediatric populations & working in ambulatory clinic as a MA. Prefer proficiency with MS Office computer programs. Prefer experience working with an EMRS. Prefer certification as MA. Prefer experience with UI policies & procedures. Prefer experience organizing & prioritizing multiple tasks. Prefer experience scheduling medical appts. Prefer completion of a MA program ABHES or CAAHEP accredited, or LPN.
Duties:Basic Function:

Under supervision of CDD Nurse Manager, perform patient care, medical information management, patient scheduling and clinic support functions for the Center for Disabilities and Development’s Healy Outpatient Clinic.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Monitors and facilitates the flow of patients through the CDD Healy Clinic by communicating with registration staff members, nurse manager, clinicians and patients and families about changes in clinic schedule or other concerns.

Assists physicians and nurse practitioners with physical examinations, including taking and recording vital signs with height/weight/head circumference, patient history, medication records, allergies and immunizations. Performs charge capture in EPIC for billing purposes.

Manages medical records and information. Receives and processes requests for prescription refills.
Assists in providing coverage for nursing triage telephone service, providing information and referring requests to appropriate individuals.

Administers medications that can be administered by a certified medical assistant. Performs routine laboratory tests as needed. Identifies vaccination needs for specific patient populations.

Schedules patient appointments, checks patients in and out, provides services at CDD reception/registration desks, and obtains insurance preauthorization if necessary.

Performs related clerical tasks including answering telephones, compiling data into reports, preparing correspondence and other related duties. Provides clerical support for CDD Nurse Manager and Assistant Nurse Manager as needed.


Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

Certification or registration as a Medical Assistant or completion of a recognized one year Medical Assistant program, or

Complete of a health care profession program with a curriculum incorporating elements of a Medical Assistant program including but not limited to: pathophysiology, medical terminology, basic pharmacology and medication administration including does calculation and psychology.

Before applying for the MEDICAL ASSISTANT II position, please read the Minimum Qualifications

Work Samples will be administered to determine proficiency for approved Special Qualifications.

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